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Springfield, Illinois

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 2000
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1932
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1976
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1993
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1925, 2013
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1929
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917, 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 2013
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1907, 1996
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1909, 1993
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2016
Ties: 1907, 1960
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1902, 1969, 2008
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1976
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2016
Ties: 1909, 1943, 1966, 1984
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1962, 1973
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1920, 1927, 1928, 1960, 1990, 1994, 2010
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1912, 1963
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1906
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1956
Ties: 1969, 1983, 1996

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